New Sky Phenomenon


New Sky Phenomenon


New upper atmospheric phenomenon:

Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement (STEVE) 

purple sky CanadaSteve was spotted on Sept. 7, 2017 over Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. (Photo: Northern Lights Graffiti/Flickr)
Steve light phenomenonThe photographer notes Steve began as a fountain of white light in the west and stretched across the sky meeting a band of light from the east directly above at about 90 degrees, drifting south. (Photo: Rocky Raybell/Flickr)
night sky colorsWhile Steve is mostly purple, it also produces some green lights. (Photo: james_stone76/Shutterstock)

Steve Phenomenon

© Alan Dyer: southern Alberta.






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